Author Topic: Auction 28 (previously 29) - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink  (Read 3929 times)

Offline bingster

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Our next auction is for all the fans of pink telephones.  This one is a particularly nice Stromberg-Carlson.  I believe it's a 1543, and it looks like it was just taken off Mamie Eisenhower's bedside table.

What do we think this one will go for?  Get your guesses in before the auction's final day, and you could be the next winner!




S C O R E B O A R D

$42.98 - McHeath
$64 - Dan2
$73 - Stephen Furley
$76 - Dennis Markham (-.99) Winner!
Sold for $76.99
$80 - HobieSport
$82 - Contraste
$88 - BDM
$90 - bingster
$95 - Tonyrotary
$112 - AtomicEraTom
$125 - Sargeguy
$128.50 - Bill Cahill
$267 - Ellen
$387 - Dan/Panther
« Last Edit: August 25, 2013, 12:07:20 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 05:26:45 PM »
Not very Deco, and I don't like the feet.  They are too dark.  I'm snappy and picky today.
$267.

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 06:15:50 PM »
I'll say $76.00

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2009, 06:51:56 PM »
$64.00 hard to find a SC like this one
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2009, 06:56:45 PM »
Quote from: Ellen
Not very Deco, and I don't like the feet.  They are too dark.  I'm snappy and picky today.
$267.

I'm picky too. ;) Well maybe it's the photos but the color reminds me of stale Bazooka Joe bubble qum. :P
$80?
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009, 08:16:10 PM »
I like the phone.  112 bucks.  Also, what's the notch in the rear center for?
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2009, 09:30:32 PM »
Mine

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2009, 09:48:13 PM »
Your selling it or you have dibs on it?
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2009, 10:10:12 PM »
Nah, I was kidding. I say $88

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2009, 01:46:29 AM »
I like the phone.  112 bucks.  Also, what's the notch in the rear center for?

The screw that secures the cover.

I'll say $73.

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2009, 01:55:03 AM »
Ellen;
You are defineately on the right track, just not high enough.
$387.00
Pink, And when was the last time you even saw a black phone like that one on ebay ?
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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2009, 09:47:48 AM »
Ellen;
You are defineately on the right track, just not high enough.
$387.00
Pink, And when was the last time you even saw a black phone like that one on ebay ?
D/P

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2009, 01:59:10 PM »
My bad, I meant to say when was the last time you saw one on ebay for free.....
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I still stick with my bid...

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2009, 03:09:45 AM »
For some reason I can't put my finger on, that colour makes me feel queasy.

$82

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Re: Auction 29 - 1950s Stromberg-Carlson in Pink
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2009, 07:57:54 AM »
For some reason I can't put my finger on, that colour makes me feel queasy.

$82

I think your subconscious remembers Pepto-Bismol pink, hence the queasy association.....
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